Listing Details


Interested and qualified candidates, please submit your resume to:

Miranda Mars |

Assistant Director, Real Estate Development

Charlotte, North Carolina


Our client is seeking an innovative professional to lead real estate development efforts. This role will be involved in all aspects of projects, including land acquisition, design, entitlement, permitting, construction, leasing, land sales and budget preparation. The position will be responsible for analyzing and determining the financial feasibility of proposed projects and coordinating and negotiating with consultants, developers, and various industry stakeholders. This motivated self-starter will also play an influential role collaborating with the leadership team on department-wide initiatives. 

•       Work directly with Assistant City Manager and leadership team to assess and identify real estate needs, balancing growth with financial and operational considerations

•       Develop comprehensive real estate strategy in coordination with General Services

•       Solve complex real estate problems and identify solutions

•       Demonstrated ability to effectively establish relationships with and interact with the real estate development community including owners, developers and brokers

•       Manage the due diligence process of projects and land opportunities 

•       Lead the overall development process with project teams 

•       Negotiate sale and purchase agreements for projects

•       Work with legal to review and approve all project agreements and contracts

•       Research and track latest industry trends

•       Perform other duties as assigned


Our client takes great pride in the success with bringing together public and private resources to create places that attract a diversity of talent, job opportunities, and businesses. The client is driven to make the city competitive in the global market and facilitate an environment through which all residents and businesses have opportunities for economic success. Areas of focus include development/redevelopment, entrepreneurship and small business support, business recruitment and retention and talent development. Through active and strategic collaborations with other city departments and community partners, the team fulfills its purpose of helping businesses and residents thrive.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
•       Excellent communication skills, listening, negotiation and presentation skills

•       Strong relationship builder

•       Proven track record of successful ability to manage multiple large and complex projects simultaneously

•       Strong knowledge of commercial real estate lease documents and leasing processes

•       Ability to establish immediate credibility with stakeholders, build consensus and achieve goals through influence

•       Strong decision maker

•       Strategic and creative thinker who seeks innovative solutions to address complex situations

•       Strong financial and analytical skills

•       Ability to assess and manage risk factors affecting projects

•       Understanding of current real estate investment and development happening in the city

•       Understanding of the city’s rezoning process 

•       Visionary mentality with ability to focus on overall concept and longevity of results of related projects

•       Ability to navigate the grey with minimal oversight 

•       Serve as an ambassador for the city with an ongoing passion for community work and transforming the city


Minimum Qualifications
•       Bachelor’s degree in real estate, finance, business administration, architecture, or any related field

•       Broker’s license preferred

•       7+ years’ experience in real estate development, project management or land development